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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Shelving, Emil Schwarzhaupt Apartment

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Stow-Davis Furniture Company and Emil Schwarzhaupt. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite and green crayon on tracing paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

29.5 x 36.2 cm (11 5/8 x 14 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'0"; in graphite, lower right: 7790 [circled], in graphite, lower right: SCWARTZHAUPT; in graphite: dimensions; in graphite on verso, lower right: Stow-Davies [sic]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Shelving, Emil Schwarzhaupt Apartment; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite and green crayon on tracing paper ; 29.5 x 36.2 cm (11 5/8 x 14 1/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-877

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